Tag Archives: California

May 2022 Club Selections

It always feels to me that I am over due for a visit to my local wineshop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, even if I am tripping over some cases of wine at the house.  Today was just … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2022

It is a holiday that is popular and celebrated around the world.  It is also a day that seems to get more chaotic each year, as we try to make plans.  For restaurants, it is a powerhouse of a holiday, … Continue reading

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What is Going On?

My dinner club has been slowly getting back into a real schedule, for almost two years, a society that has been in existence for getting close to one-hundred-fifty-years was almost scuttled by the harridan that can’t fix the roads that … Continue reading

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We Had Two Non-Vintage Wines

After the appetizers, we had The Caller and his wife move into the dining room which was also renovated since they had been here last.  It was fun, because he was looking at the room and trying to remember the … Continue reading

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When You Just Want Something Different

There are times when you are having dinner at home, but nothing really fancy, though with my Bride she does try to make everything special.  We just finished the season of Lent and in this house, it means that we … Continue reading

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What a Great Memory

My Bride got excited and bought a bunch of filet mignons at the butcher counter and each was almost the price of a gallon of gas.  OK, not at nineteen cents a gallon during the gas wars that occurred during … Continue reading

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Easter 2022

Easter is a major holiday here, and we were going to celebrate it in style.  We always invite everyone, and if they can’t attend, that is their loss, because I will tell you that the house smelled wonderful, as my … Continue reading

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Easter Eve 2022

I created a faux pas, or perhaps a total sin, but I can’t be totally to blame, at least in my mind.  My Bride was a sponsor for her niece who was finally finishing her rites and at the same … Continue reading

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A Great Way to Finish a Tasting

I don’t want anyone to think that I don’t work hard amassing my notes for articles when I am at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I was there meeting an Instagram wine blogger that … Continue reading

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Two Reds from Bos Wines

The last two wines that I enjoyed with winemaker David Bos at my local wineshop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan featured the grape that he has the longest affinity for, under his own label Bos Wine.  While David … Continue reading

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